Thursday, 15 November 2012

Animals


Extinction of Animals










The Wooly Mammoth, Saber Toot Tiger, Dodo, Quagga and Tasmanian Tiger are animals that have become extinct.



Endangered Animals





Can you name a few endangered animals?

Are Javan rhinos endangered?
The Javan rhino is one of the world’s rarest animals.
It is known to inhabit only two places, in Indonesia and Vietnam.

In 1934, the Javan rhino was said to have been the rarest of all earth’s large mammals.
The Javan rhinos have been classified as endangered since the 1960s.
What causes the decline in Javan rhinoceroses?








Are tiges endangered?

Tigers have been classified as endangered since the 1970s.
What causes the tiger to be classified as endangered?









Are Asian elephants endangered?

They are classified endangered since the 1970s.
Why are elephants classified as endangered?














Are pangolins or scaly anteaters (tenggiling) endangered?


They have been classified as endangered since the year 2000.

What caused the pangolins to be classified as endangered?








Are orang utans endangered?

Orang utans have been classified as critically endangered since the year 2003.

Why are orang utans critically endangered?





















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